FANDOM


Daisy Adams
Adams 1
Birth: 30 June 1880
Church Gresley, Derbyshire, England, UK
Death: 8 December 1993
Church Gresley, Derbyshire, England, UK
Age: 113 years, 161 days
Country: UK Flag UK
Validated

Daisy Irene Adams (30 June 1880 – 8 December 1993) was a British supercentenarian who was the oldest living person in the United Kingdom at the time of her death. She was also the last surviving British person born in 1880. Her age is validated by the Gerontology Research Group.

Biography

Adams was born on 30 June 1880 in Church Gresley, Derbyshire, England. Her husband, William, died in the First World War. Her son, Ted, celebrated his 100th birthday in 2013.

Adams died in Church Gresley on 8 December 1993 at the age of 113 years, 161 days.

Longevity Records

Adams became the last surviving British person born in 1880 following the death of 110 year-old Kate Jones on 22 December 1990. She subsequently became the oldest living person in the UK, as well as the last surviving British person born before 1881, following the death of 115 year-old Charlotte Hughes on 17 March 1993.

Following Adams's death on 8 December 1993, Rebecca Hewison became the UK's oldest living person. Adams was then the fourth-oldest British person ever recorded, but as of 2020, she is the 15th-oldest.

References


United Kingdom's Oldest Living Person Titleholders (VE)

Frederick Stabbins • Jane Lister • Martha Truelove • Ann Sharp • Jane Raby • Frances Smith • William Walker • Ann Russell • Eliza Roff • Ellen Palmer • Rachel MacArthur • Rachel Swain • Mary Davey • Thomas Pope • John Francklow • Rebecca Lees • Sarah Fitt • Elizabeth Sellwood • Matilda Coppins • Elizabeth Whitehead • Emma Rooke • Margaret Lunn • Sarah Humphrey • Caroline Beale • Fanny Hopkins • Elizabeth Etheridge • Sophia Wellstead • Rhoda Harris • Emma Weeks • Edith Grellier • Mary WorthingtonJane Stoneman • Ellen Dart • Elizabeth Kensley • Hannah Smith • John Mosley Turner • Ada Roe • Alice Stevenson • Elizabeth Watkins • Frederick Butterfield • Rose Heeley • Agnes Helyar • James Harrow • Sarah Morgan • Lilias Williams • Florence Pannell • Jeanetta Thomas • Alice Brewster • Anna Eliza Williams • Kate Begbie • Charlotte Hughes • Daisy Adams • Rebecca Hewison • Annie Scott • Rachel Wieselberg • Lucy Askew • Annie Jennings • Eva Morris • Amy Hulmes • Nellie Bradley • Gladys Hawley • Lucy d'Abreu • Judy Ingamells • Emmeline Brice • Annie Knight • Ada Mason • Florrie Baldwin • Eunice Bowman • Annie Turnbull • Elsie Steele • Margaret Fish • Violet Wood • Grace A Jones • Ethel Lang • Gladys Hooper • Bessie CammOlive BoarGrace C JonesGwen PayneHilda ClulowBob WeightonJoan Hocquard

Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.